Illegal Card Skimmers Found at ATM Machine in Manassas
MANASSAS, Va. (CBSDC) – Police reported another ATM machine with an illegal card skimmer attached to it in Manassas on Friday.
Prince William County police began an investigation into fraudulent bank card uses resulting from an ATM card skimmer being used at the Navy Federal Credit Union located at 10980 Bulloch Dr. in Manassas.
According to police, three victims filed reports indicating they discovered fraudulent charges on their bank accounts after using the branch’s ATM.
An investigation revealed that on Sunday, Nov. 25, the victims used the branch’s ATM between the hours of 11:45 a.m. and 2:45 p.m.
They began to notice the charges on their accounts throughout the week, and notified the police. Detectives determined that a card skimmer was placed on the ATM by an unknown suspect before 11:45 a.m. on Nov. 25, and had been removed after 2:45 p.m. on the same date.
Anyone who used the ATM at this location and has discovered fraudulent charges on their accounts is asked to contact police at (703) 792-6500 to file a report.
Police have not commented on if this case could be connected to illegal card skimmers being found at hospitals in Fairfax County earlier in the week.